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Helpful Resources for Independent Study

1. Daily Grammar Online Dictionary
2. Guide to Writing and Grammar (Darling) Thesaurus & Dictionary

3. Grammar and Style Notes   
     (Lynch-  Rutgers University)

4. Guide to Grammar, Punctuation, and Vocabulary  
5. Knowing the Basics of Grammar Purchase a textbook online.
6. Moutoux' Guide to Sentence Diagramming
7. Purdue University Online Grammar
8. Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
9. Strategies for Writers: Interactive Grammar Exercises Understanding Plagiarism
(from Capital Community College)
10. Chicago Manual of Style Frequently Asked Questions The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
11. Research and Documentation Online (Bedford/St.    Martin's  Resource) Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names
Writing the Personal Statement for College Admittance
Writing the Research Paper
Getting an A on an English Paper (Lynch-Rutgers U.) Developing an Argument: Writing a Scholarly Paper
University of Victoria's Hypertext Writer's Guide
Glossary of Literary and Rhetorical Terms (Lynch-Rutgers U.)  
 Proofreading Techniques Powerpoint  

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